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2014-01-14 12:27:38

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network welcomes Hilarie Koplow-McAdams to its National Board of Directors. Koplow-McAdams is a software industry executive from the San Francisco Bay Area, and joins the organization in honor of her father who passed away in 2012 after a nearly two year battle with pancreatic cancer. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111004/LA79914LOGO) "I watched my father battle pancreatic cancer with...

2014-01-06 08:27:52

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- January marks the annual observance of National Pancreatic Cancer Clinical Trials Awareness Month. The five year survival rate of pancreatic cancer is just six percent. In the effort to highlight the urgent need to improve the survival rate for this disease, the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is educating the public about clinical trials and the critical role they play in making scientific progress. (Logo:...

2013-09-18 23:28:00

Medical experts from top Michigan hospitals collaborating as honorary co-chairs for this fifth annual event. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 More than 3,000 people will run and walk to raise funds and awareness about pancreatic cancer, the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the United States, at PurpleStride Detroit 2013 on September 29, 2013 at the Detroit Zoo. The event will benefit the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, the national organization creating hope in a...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin